In this episode, Natalia, Neil, and Niki discuss the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and the pandemic.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
- The Tokyo 2020 Olympics, postponed for a year, are in full swing despite the ongoing pandemic. Natalia mentioned this NPR piece about the unfair treatment of Paralympics competitor Becca Meyers, and Neil referred to the ambiguity over whether breastfeeding mothers could bring their babies into the Olympic Village. Natalia discussed this New York Times piece about past gymnasts who have been injured in competition. Neil mentioned his column for The Week on conservative media’s attack on Team USA.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History: